Friday, January 05, 2018

From the Dick Buchanan Files: Favorite Gag Cartoons 1947 - 1958

Happy Frozen Friday!

Dick Buchanan, who frequently contributes great vintage gag cartoons to this here blog, has another terrific batch. These are his favorites from the golden age of magazine cartooning. As ever, thanks for sharing and take it away, Dick:

 
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20th CENTURY FUN

GAG CARTOONS 1947 - 1958 


It is time once more to dip into the Cartoon Clip File and emerge with another hodgepodge of cartoons haphazardly clipped from the great magazines of the 20th Century—one of the funniest centuries ever. 

Here are just a few examples of vintage American humor by some of the leading cartoonists of the era.  


1.  CHARLES ADDAMS. True June 1949.



2.  MARTHA BLANCHARD. The Saturday Evening Post December 15, 1956.




3.  PETER VATSURES. The Saturday Evening Post July 18, 1953.




4.  CHON DAY.  The Saturday Evening Post January 31, 1948.





5.  JOSEPH KIERNAN. For Laughing Out Loud April-June 1958.





6.  JOHN GALLAGHER. Collier’s December 1, 1951.





7.  BRAD ANDERSON. For Laughing Out Loud January-March, 1958.





8.  HERB GREEN.  1000 Jokes Magazine June-August, 1958.





9.  SIDNEY HARRIS.  Laugh Parade May 1957.



10.  JOHNNY HART.  American Legion Magazine January 1956.






11.  TOM HENDERSON.  American Legion Magazine March 1956.




12.  GEORGE LICHTY.  Lichty’s NCS award winning syndicated panel Grin and Bear It was created in 1932. Lichty drew the panel until 1974. Collier’s October 11, 1947.





13.  IRWIN CAPLAN.  The Saturday Evening Post.  November 22, 1952.





14.  CARL ROSE.  Rose illustrated one of The New Yorker’s most celebrated cartoons—the “I say it’s spinach and I say the hell with it” gag. Collier’s October 11, 1947.




15.  JOHN DEMPSEY.  Another example of Dempsey’s “not for prime time” gags that were perfect for 1000 Jokes. 1000 Jokes Magazine November-January, 1958.




More vintage magazine gag cartoons from the Dick Buchanan collection:


From the Dick Buchanan Files: Hank Ketcham Gag Cartoons 1944 – 1952

From the Dick Buchanan Files: Hank Ketcham Roughs

From the Dick Buchanan Files: Holiday and Winter Cartoons 1948 - 1960

Dick Buchanan's Cartoon Files: More Cops and Robbers Gag Cartoons 1947 - 1968

Dick Buchanan's Favorite Gag Cartoons 1946 - 1964

From the Dick Buchanan Files: More 1960s Cartoons from PUNCH

From the Dick Buchanan Files: Virgil Parch Part One; VIP in the 1940s

From the Dick Buchanan Files: Virgil Parch Part Two; VIP in the 1950s

From the Dick Buchanan Files: Even More Color Cartoons 1940 - 1956

From the Dick Buchanan Files: "Captions? Who Needs 'Em?" Wordless Gag Cartoons 1947 – 1970

From the Dick Buchanan Files: Orlando Busino Gag Cartoons 1956 - 1966

From the Dick Buchanan Files: CARTOONYFELLERS’ DIGEST, "a 1955 rag for cartoonists by cartoonists"

From the Dick Buchanan Files: Magazine Cartoons from Life and Judge 1931 - 38

From the Dick Buchanan Files: June 1953 Cartoonist's Market Newsletter

Dick Buchanan's Cartoon File: More Mid-Century Gag Cartoons 1946 - 1964

Dick Buchanan's Cartoon File: Color Gag Cartoons 1946 - 1956

Dick Buchanan's Cartoon Files: Cops and Robbers Gag Cartoons 1945 - 1968

Dick Buchanan's Cartoon Files: Gahan Wilson: Early Gag Cartoons 1954 - 1964

Dick Buchanan's Cartoon File: Inkyfellers' Gagzette

Dick Buchanan's Cartoon File: The Years of Al Ross - 1947 – 1968

Dick Buchanan's Cartoon Files: New Yorker Cartoonists Abroad 1966-1968

Dick Buchanan's Cartoon File: 1945 - 1962

From the Dick Buchanan Files: "How I Create Humor" from 1950s - 60s Gag Cartoon Insider Journal "The Information Guide"

Dick Buchanan's Cartoon File: 1950s Color Magazine Gag Cartoons

Dick Buchanan's Cartoon File: Funny Vintage Magazine Gag Cartoons 1946 - 1963

Dick Buchanan's Cartoon File: Wordless Gag Cartoons 1944-1964

1953 George Booth Drawings for American Legion Magazine

Dick Buchanan: Winter/Christmas/Holiday Gag Cartoons 1940s-60s

Dick Buchanan: Some PUNCH Magazine Cartoons 1948-1963

Dick Buchanan: Gag Cartoon Clip File 1946-64

Dick Buchanan: Gag Cartoon Clip File 1947-62

Dick Buchanan: Some Favorite Magazine Gag Cartoons 1940-60s

Dick Buchanan: Gag Cartoon Clip File 1931-64

1 comment:

Donald Benson said...

Have to say thanks for an Addams cartoon I hadn't seen. And a good one.